Tag Archives: Portage & Main Press

Interview with Dr. Pamela Rose Toulouse author of Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Schools

Pamela Rose Toulouse, Ph.D., is an Anishinabekwe (Ojibwe/Odawa woman) from Sagamok First Nation. Currently, she is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. She has 25 years of diverse experience throughout the elementary to postsecondary education continuum, and a 3M National Teaching Excellence Fellow. She is also the […]

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An Interview with Sonny Assu about “This Place: 150 Years Retold”

Photo by Mark Mushet Photography.

Sonny Assu is an interdisciplinary artist whose diverse practice is informed by a deep connection to Kwakwaka’wakw art and culture and melded with western/pop principles of art making. He is one of eleven Indigenous authors who wrote stories for the graphic novel anthology, This Place: 150 Years Old. “Tilted Ground,” illustrated by Kyle Charles and […]

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Cozy up with one of our 2018 titles

Surviving The City by Tasha Spillett 2018

Winter has arrived here on the prairies, and with the change of seasons and the new year right around the corner, there’s no better time to curl up with one of our 2018 titles! Whether you’re looking for a thought-provoking read to explore, or you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift, we’re sure you’ll […]

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Achieving Aboriginal Students Success Recommended

P&M Press is pleased to announce that Achieving Aboriginal Student Success is approved for teachers by School District #36 (Surrey, BC). The resource was evaluated through a formalized school district learning resource local approval process. The process is based on specific criteria developed by the British Columbia Ministry of Education and includes content, instructional design, […]

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A Rich Source of Practical Ideas

A Book Review for The Art of Inquiry: Questioning Strategies for K–6 Classrooms review by Mary Moroska The latest edition of the Canadian Teacher Magazine features a book review by Mary Moroska. In her review of the The Art of Inquiry, Mary points out the authors, Nancy Lee Cecil and Jeanne Pfeifer, show us how […]

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A Valuable Edition to Your Collection of Resources

Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach Book Review review by Amanda Parker Amanda writes that Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach is an excellent resource that is quick to read and easy to implement in middle or high school classrooms. This resource assists teachers in facilitating learning, as students will guide themselves and each other through improving […]

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Manitoba Teachers 40th Annual SAGE Conference

Please join our authors at the 40th Annual SAGE Conference (formerly SAG) on Oct. 21, 2011. For thoughtful, engaging, and informative sessions: find 7 Generations author David Alexander Robertson at MSLA find Manitowapow editor Niigaawewidom James Sinclair at CAEM find Teaching Art author Rhian Brynjolson at CAYC find Clarity in the Classroom editor James Gray […]

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A Thank You

P&M Press Authors to Attend P&M Press would like to thank the Adolescent Literacy Summit conference organizers for including P&M Press authors in this event. We are pleased that David Booth, Shelley Stagg Peterson, Leyton Schnellert, Dave Leochko, and Tom Rossi will all be speaking. We also give out a big thanks to our authors […]

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A Review for Books, Media & the Internet

An Excellent Resource for K–12 Teachers In the March/April issue of the Canadian Teacher Magazine you will find a book review for Books, Media & the Internet: Children’s Literature for Today’s Classrooms. The reviewer writes this [book] is a must-have resource for any professional library in the 21st century. To read the entire review click […]

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The Art of Inquiry Now Available

Now Available for Grades K–6 The Art of Inquiry Questioning Strategies for K–6 Classrooms, 2nd Edition by Nancy Lee Cecil and Jeanne Pfeifer Asking questions is one of the most essential functions of teaching. In this book, the authors Nancy Lee Cecil and Jeanne Pfeifer show teachers how to develop both their own questioning skills […]

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